Boxing

Mike Tyson attends a celebrity golf tournament in Dana Point, Calif., Aug. 2, 2019. Authorities will not file criminal charges against former heavyweight champ Mike Tyson after he was recorded on video punching a fellow first-class passenger aboard a plane at San Francisco International Airport last month, prosecutors announced Tuesday, May 10, 2022. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP, File)

No charges for ex-heavyweight champ Mike Tyson for punching airplane passenger

Police previously said victim refused to co-operate with investigation

 

Jordan Barin of Salmon Arm’s Bulldog’s Boxing dodges a blow while connecting with the chin of opponent Tyson Chamberlain, of the Kamloops Boxing Academy, in a novice elite bout. Barin dominated the fight and was declared the winner during the Hit2Fit fundraising event at the SASCU Recreation Centre on Saturday, May 7, 2022. (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)

Salmon Arm boxers go the distance for fundraiser

Hit2Fit charity event held Saturday evening at SASCU Recreation Centre

 

In this Aug. 2, 2019 photo, Mike Tyson attends a celebrity golf tournament in Dana Point, Calif. Authorities are investigating after cellphone video appears to show Mike Tyson hitting another passenger on a plane at San Francisco International Airport. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP, File)

Video shows boxing legend Mike Tyson punching airline passenger

Both were released pending further investigation

 

Rylie Marchand (left) of Vernon's Unity MMA and Kickboxing gym won by unanimous decision in a fight versus Robyn Dunne at Battlefield Fight League 71 in Vancouver on March 10, 2022. (Submitted photo)

Vernon MMA fighters emerge victorious in Vancouver

Rylie Marchand and Damon Marlow both made their mark on Battlefield Fight League 71

Rylie Marchand (left) of Vernon's Unity MMA and Kickboxing gym won by unanimous decision in a fight versus Robyn Dunne at Battlefield Fight League 71 in Vancouver on March 10, 2022. (Submitted photo)
Brits Chris Middleton of Newcastle and Colin Woods of Leicester await the result of their adaptive boxing exhibition bout, the first fight of the 2019 Hit 2 Fit event. (File photo)

Boxers wanted for return of Salmon Arm Hit2Fit fundraiser

After two-year hiatus, event set to take place on May 7

Brits Chris Middleton of Newcastle and Colin Woods of Leicester await the result of their adaptive boxing exhibition bout, the first fight of the 2019 Hit 2 Fit event. (File photo)
Brits Chris Middleton of Newcastle and Colin Woods of Leicester await the result of their adaptive boxing exhibition bout, the first fight of the 2019 Hit 2 Fit event. (File photo)

Boxers wanted for return of Salmon Arm Hit2Fit fundraiser

After two-year hiatus, event set to take place on May 7

Brits Chris Middleton of Newcastle and Colin Woods of Leicester await the result of their adaptive boxing exhibition bout, the first fight of the 2019 Hit 2 Fit event. (File photo)
Salmon Arm’s Jordyn Konrad recently appeared on the 120-foot Nasdaq billboard in New York’s Times Square in a promotion for millions.co. (Contributed)

Salmon Arm boxer’s Times Square appearance part of journey to 2024 Olympics

Jordyn Konrad wins time on Nasdaq billboard through promoter millions.co

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Salmon Arm’s Jordyn Konrad recently appeared on the 120-foot Nasdaq billboard in New York’s Times Square in a promotion for millions.co. (Contributed)
Kelowna's Los Gatos Locos Boxing Club annual show returned on Saturday (Oct. 9) after having to cancel last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Contributed)

Boxing club hosts first annual event for victim of Kelowna crane collapse

This is the club’s first show since the COVID-19 pandemic started in 2020

Kelowna's Los Gatos Locos Boxing Club annual show returned on Saturday (Oct. 9) after having to cancel last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Contributed)
Alex Torres shows off the championship belts he won after defeating Jose Luis Zarate Lara in a Canadian Professional Boxing Council title unification match. (Empire Promotions pay-per-view)

Professional boxing returns to B.C. with title unification fight win for Alex Torres

Torres claims two CPBC titles in the main event of ‘The Resurgence’ PPV

Alex Torres shows off the championship belts he won after defeating Jose Luis Zarate Lara in a Canadian Professional Boxing Council title unification match. (Empire Promotions pay-per-view)
The Salmon Arm Observer’s Jim Elliot dukes it out with Wade Stewart during the inaugural Hit2Fit charity boxing event at Westgate Public Market in 2017. (File photo)

U.S. ticket seller leaves Shuswap non-profit society owing money

Boxing for Wellness Society fundraising to cover tickets sold for cancelled Hit2Fit event

The Salmon Arm Observer’s Jim Elliot dukes it out with Wade Stewart during the inaugural Hit2Fit charity boxing event at Westgate Public Market in 2017. (File photo)
Bulldogs Fitness and Boxing Centre’s Peggy Maerz and Jordyn Konrad show how to prepare pool noodles aid in at-home training exercises used in instruction they are providing over the internet. (Contributed)

COVID19 pushes Salmon Arm boxing coach into students’ living rooms

Needs of students with Parkinson’s prompts Bulldogs’ Peggy Maerz into Zoom Room

Bulldogs Fitness and Boxing Centre’s Peggy Maerz and Jordyn Konrad show how to prepare pool noodles aid in at-home training exercises used in instruction they are providing over the internet. (Contributed)